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WWF’s ‘Blue Panda’ Sails to Ionian Isles to Raise Eco Awareness 

WWF's "Blue Panda" in July will be sailing to the Ionian Islands to raise awareness about the risks posed by oil and gas exploitation.

WWF: Greece Still Needs to Work on Plastic-free Actions

Greece produces 700,000 tons of plastic waste annually - 68 kilos per person - with some 11,500 finding their way into Greek seas, according to a WWF report.

Greek Hoteliers, Environmentalists Furious Over Shady Shoreline Bill

Greece’s hoteliers and environmental groups are up in arms over a new shoreline use law, expected to have catastrophic effects on the environment and tourism, if passed.

WWF Greece Slams Shoreline Use Bill as ‘Destructive’ for Residents and Tourism

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Greece warns of the “catastrophic effects” of a new shoreline use law that was recently tabled in Greek parliament.

WWF Rings Alarm Bells Over Gas and Oil Exploration in Greece, Calls for Action

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a campaign to raise awareness and support against oil and gas exploitation, which it says will have tragic repercussions.

WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

Winners of #MyBlueEurope Photo Competition Announced

The winners of the #MyBlueEurope photo competition, launched for both amateur and professional photographers, have been announced.

WWF Urges Sustainable Practices for a Mediterranean Sea of the Future

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is urging officials to focus on six strategic priorities in order to achieve a sustainable economic model in the Mediterranean.

Piraeus Mayor to File Lawsuit Over Oil Spill Damage

Piraeus Mayor Yannis Moralis said the municipality will take legal action against all parties responsible for the oil spill off the coast of Salamina.

Experts Warn Against Swimming, Fishing Along Athens Riviera Due to Oil Spill

The beaches of Salamina, Faliro, Alimos, Hellenikon and Glyfada are off limits due to the oil spill in the Saronic Gulf.

Spatial Planning for Tourism Law Annulled

The Council of State has annulled a spatial planning framework for tourism which was passed in 2013 and has since created controversy in the sector.

WWF Greece: #SaveGreekNature Now!

Greece’s natural beauty, its rivers, mountains and seas, are at the center of a crowdfunding for nature campaign organized by WWF Greece titled #SaveGreekNature.

WWF Greece Goes Underground, Takes the Bus

Twenty-five participants will have the chance to explore Athens public transport on Thursday, as part of WWF Greece latest awareness raising campaign to improve the everyday standard of living of Athens residents.